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Cognitive Restructuring Worksheet

Sara Quitlag

On this page we will provide you with. Cognitive Restructuring Worksheet. It will help you challenge some common negative automatic thoughts present in your mind.

What is a  Cognitive Restructuring Worksheet?

Cognitive restructuring is a technique used in cognitive behavioural therapy to alter the cognitions, and thinking patterns. Human beings have a tendency to think about negative events more often such thoughts and patterns lead to negative automatic thoughts. The technique will help you learn some simple techniques and ways to get rid of unhealthy negative thinking patterns.

How will a Cognitive Restructuring Worksheet help?

Negative automatic thoughts hinder your performance in daily activities which further reinforces them.The worksheet will help you recognize your negative automatic thoughts and restructure them into healthy ones.

Instructions on how to use a Cognitive Restructuring Worksheet.

This worksheet is made to help you in challenging your negative automatic thoughts. Follow the simple steps to challenge your thoughts.

You can download this worksheet here.


On this page we  provided you with a Cognitive Restructuring Worksheet. It hopefully helped you challenge some common negative automatic thoughts present in your mind.

If you have any questions or comments, please let us know.

Mental help Resources

The worksheets on this site should not be used in place of professional advice from a mental health professional. 

You should always seek help from a mental health professional or medical professional. We are not providing any advice or recommendations here.

There are various resources where you can seek help.

You could use Online-Therapy if you feel you need counselling.

If you live in the UK then this list of resources from the NHS may help you find help.

If you live in the USA then you could contact Mental Health America who may be able to assist you further.

Sara Quitlag

Sara Quitlag is an Applied Psychologist, with a deep interest in psychopathology and neuropsychology and how psychology impacts and permeates every aspect of our environment. She has worked in Clinical settings (as Special Ed. Counselor, CBT Therapist) and has contributed at local Universities as a Faculty member from time to time. She has a graduate degree in English Literature and feels very connected to how literature and psychology interact. She feels accountable and passionate about making a "QUALITY" contribution to the overall global reform and well-being. She actively seeks out opportunities where she can spread awareness and make a positive difference across the globe for the welfare of our global society.